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Feb 8, 2013 6:00pm EST
have agreed to cut the eu budget. i took more than 24 hours of wall-to-wall negotiations to reach a deal -- it took more than 24 hours. there were major disagreements. one camp was determined to make major cuts, and another was set on keeping up the you put the public spending. austerity one out in the end -- austerity won out in the end. >> keeping his hands in pockets -- all part of the negotiation, but eventually, a deal. countries would contribute most to the budget fought hard to cut costs, arguing that this age of austerity demands nothing less. >> the british public can be proud we have cut the seven-year credit card limit for the european union for the first time ever. every previous time, the multi- year deals have been agreed, spending has gone up. not this time. >> this was always going to be a long stretch. no budget deal is ever easy. it took more than 24 hours of nearly nonstop haggling to produce results -- all too much for some. those who sought to protect certain areas of spending fought their corner hard, but the french president seemed a little downbeat at the e
WETA
Jan 31, 2013 7:00pm EST
to the e.u. asking hezbollah to be designated a terrorist organization, being one of 22 to vote to designate the iranian revolutionary guard a terrorist organization, being one of two on two occasions to vote against sanctions that this body was trying to impose on iran, the statements you made about palestinians and about the jewish lobby, all that together. that the image you created is one of sending the worst possible signal to our enemies and friends at one of the most critical times in world history? >> no, i would not agree with that. because i have taken actions and made statements very clear as to what i believe hezbollah and hamas are as a terrorist organizations. >> if you had a chance tomorrow, today, after lunch, to vote to say that the iranian revolutionary guard was a terrorist organization. would you still vote no? >> the reason i voted no to start with... >> well i know why, you told me that. my question is would you reconsider and would you vote yes this time? or would you still vote no? >> times change. i recognize that and, yes, i would reconsider. >> well, t
WETA
Feb 17, 2013 6:00pm EST
cartney in 1995. it's also pleased to have the finest neoclassical building in the e.u., st. george's hall. st. george's was one of the earliest on the scene, and sadly fell into disrepair, but it reopened in april 2007, after a £23 million makeover, and through its refurbished doors pour today's visitors to the antiques roadshow, hoping to impress our experts with their own private treasures. so, how long has it taken you to bring this band together? it took me about 15 years in all. and why did you do it? well, i was fortunate enough to work for a man called tom roberts, who was my father's partner in business, and he was a real wise old sage, and knowledgeable, and he was, um, very much into collecting meissen china. one christmas, i went along to his house, and i saw his collection of monkeys, and i was fascinated by this. i was about 19 or 20. he said, "well, you might as well start your collection with that one." so he gave you this bagpiper? yes, he gave me that, and from time to time, he gave me ones which had duplicates. aha. now, by duplicates, actually, in this case, we've got "qua
WETA
Feb 19, 2013 11:00pm EST
's some talks coming up now in kazakhstan of all places in late february involving the eu, the united states and the iranians. and so this is going to be a venue in which people are going to be able to see to a certain extent how serious iran is about negotiating on limits on its nuclear program. there hasn't been negotiations for some significant period of time. and this is an opportunity to test the iranians. i think this initial round is not going to prove much but certainly over the next six months, i think there will be an ample opportunity to see if there is an intent on the iranian part to reach some sort of compromise. >> rose: leon panetta and others have said the following. we have no information that there's been a decision on the part of the iranian government and the most influential people there to builds a nuclear weapon and a missile that will deliver it. what do they mean when they say that? >> well, i can't really speak for them but i think it's pretty clear that iran has made the decision to have a nuclear weapons program. and there's really nothing el that explain
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